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Playgrounds that never close

January 25, 2013

Photo submitted A visitor stands on the spillway at Parker Dam State Park on a misty morning. Recreational opportunities at Parker Dam and other state parks continue over the winter months, with lots to do for all ages. The Winter Family Festival is being held at Parker Dam this weekend.

When I checked the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources Calendar of Events for the Pennsylvania Wilds just now, I counted 25 events, some as close as Parker Dam State Park and others farther away at Bald Eagle, Hills Creek or Leonard Harrison state parks.

The Elk County Catholic Crusader tennis team won their fourth straight District 9 Class AA team...
The St. Marys Area Lady Dutch defeated the Bradford Lady Owls by a 10-0 score in five innings on...
St. Marys Area High School junior Jordan Romain defeated Clearfield's Kerry Maines for the District...
Jeffrey Scott Buck Jr., an 18-year-old volunteer firefighter with Lawrence Township Fire Company,...